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Professor George Agyekum-Mensah

Professor George Agyekum-Mensah

Construction, Property and Surveying

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I am a Professor and Head of Division of Construction, Property and Surveying. Prior to this role, I was the Head of Built Environment at the University of Greenwich. I am fully involved in academic practice, and provide inspirational leadership to develop growth in performance, fostering teaching excellence, outstanding student outcomes, impactful research and knowledge transfer. I have over 25years varied experience in both academia and industrial practice, leading and managing many organisations across many sectors and in different countries to realise significant and sustainable delivery success. I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager, and Chartered Project Manager.

I have many high-quality publications and have led and managed the organisation of academic conferences, seminars and also as an Editor of conference proceedings. I am currently a reviewer for notable journals and a member of two international research associations. I direct PhD studies and have successfully directed, supervised, and examined many PhD students. I am open to any PhD supervision, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) and consultancies and research activities. I also undertake professional training/mentoring in Quantity Surveying, Construction, and Management related subjects.

My search is in Sustainable Built Environment which comprises:

• Construction, Project and Production Management

• Quantity Surveying, Procurement, Commercial and Contract Management

• Sustainable Project Delivery Systems and Lean Management

• Innovation and Automation in Construction

• Renewable Energy Management and Sustainability

• Research Methodology and Social Performance/Evaluation Assessments

• Ethics, Professionalism, and Corruption

Courses taught

Chartered Surveying Degree Apprenticeship - Quantity Surveying BSc

Quantity Surveying - BSc (Hons)

Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) - BSc (Hons)

Construction Project Management - MSc

Construction Management and Economics - PhD

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Mr Thomas David Edwin KnightDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr Roman Filip BaranDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Ms Abigail Amoah-KorsahDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr Eloi Kouadio OuffoueDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr Gabriel JaiyeolaInvestigating the barriers and opportunities for UK small house builders (SHBs) to adopt off-site construction (OSC)PhD
Mr Ehsan GeramiDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr George Mbugua GaithoDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Ms Buddhinie Kaushalya Ubesingha ArachchigeDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
PhD in Construction and Project Management
MSc Construction Project Management
PgDip in Research Methodologies and Practices
PgCert in Academic Practice in Higher Education
BSc in Quantity Surveying

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)


Chartered Institution of Building (CIOB)


Association of Project Management (APM)

Senior Fellow

Higher Education Academic (HEA)


Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Head of Built Environment and Associate Professor
University of Greenwich


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A Technique for the Retrospective and Predictive Analysis of Cognitive Errors for the Oil and Gas Industry (TRACEr-OGI)
Theophilus, S., Ekpenyong, I., Ifelebuegu, A., Arewa, A., Agyekum-Mensah, G. and Ajare, T. (2017). A Technique for the Retrospective and Predictive Analysis of Cognitive Errors for the Oil and Gas Industry (TRACEr-OGI). Safety. 3(4) (23).